Traditional Edamame soybean. Very nutritious containing high levels of protein, calcium and vitamins. Early maturing: 65 days in South with long day length; 90 days in North with short day length. A consistently heavier producer with over 90% of the pods holding 2-3 succulent buttery buff seeds on 2-3’H plants. Widely adapted to all regions of the US. A sure winner forcommercial use, home gardens and fresh markets. Approximately 82 seeds per ounce or 1,300 seeds per pound
Companions: Beet (to bush beans only), cabbage family, carrot, celery, chard, corn, cucumber, eggplant, pea.
Allies: Marigold deters Mexican bean beetles. Nasturtium and rosemary deter bean beetles. Summer savory deters bean beetles, improves growth and flavor.
Enemies: Garlic, onion and shallot stunt the growth of beans.
* Nitrogen-fixer in the soil – chop up plant and work it back into the soil.
BEAN: Disease Resistance and Tolerance Key
AN – Anthracnose
BCMV – Bean Common Mosaic Virus
DM – Downy Mildew
FW – Fusarium Wilt
NY15 – New York 15
PM – Powdery Mildew
PMV – Pod Mottle Virus
PRSV – Papaya Ring Spot Virus
R – Rust